Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 01/04/2016

Raw

The first Monday Night Raw of 2016 with a main event of Roman Reigns vs Sheamus with Vince McMahon as the special referee drew an average of 3,575,000 viewers. The number is slightly up, around 40,000, from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,707,000 viewers, followed by 3,516,000 in the second hour, and then 3,503,000 for the third hour and the...

The Bullet Club is coming…

Bullet Club

The popular Bullet Club – or a reincarnation of it – is coming to WWE as now even the WWE website is reporting on the “rumors” that AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Doc Gallows are coming along with IWGP Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura. “The office of WWE COO and EVP of Talent Relations Triple H declined to comment on...

Ethan Carter III regains the TNA World title

Ethan Carter 3

Ethan Carter III regained the TNA World title last night during the first Impact Wrestling television show on Pop TV, defeating Matt Hardy in the final match of the TNA World Title Series. This is the second title reign for Carter, who won the first TNA World title back in June 2015 after defeating Kurt Angle also on Impact. Carter lost his title...

WWE Network now in 5 more countries including Germany and Japan

WWE Network

The WWE Network launched in five new countries today and it’s now available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Japan. All five listed countries will get the U.S. version of the network for $9.99 including the 12 pay-per-views live. For now, the WWE Network will be available on desktop, laptop and mobile devices, followed by...

8 more entrants announced for the Royal Rumble

Chris Jericho

The Royal Rumble 30-man over-the-top rope battle royal has 10 spots reserved already, 8 of which were announced on Raw last night. Joining Big Show and Curtis Axel who had already threw in their names for the match last week are Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Braun Strowman, Erick Rowan, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, Chris Jericho and Roman Reigns. Reigns is...

Impact Wrestling debuts live tonight on Pop TV

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact will debut on Pop TV tonight at 9PM EST, Impact’s first live broadcast in years with the show emanating from the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Five matches were announced already for this evening, including the two semi final matches and final in the TNA World Title Series. The first semi final is Ethan...

WWE reportedly snatches 4 of NJPW’s biggest stars

AJ Styles

The big unconfirmed rumor today is that WWE has signed four of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest stars – AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson. All four participated at the WrestleKingdom 10 event over the weekend which is NJPW’s version of WrestleMania. AJ Styles has been one of the hottest free agents in the...

Major twist to the Royal Rumble match announced at the end of Raw

Roman Reigns

The Royal Rumble match received a big twist yesterday at Raw as WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon stacked up the odds against WWE World Heavyweight champion Roman Reigns, ordering him to participate in the Royal Rumble match and defend the title as well in the same match. The stipulation will be that if Roman Reigns is eliminated from the 30-man...

James Storm back in TNA and will be at Impact tapings

James Storm

James Storm’s WWE career seems to have finished before it even properly started as the former TNA champion is scheduled to be back with TNA starting from tonight according to PWInsider.com. Storm is currently in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and will be participating in most – if not all – television tapings starting with tonight’s live...

WrestleMania 32 Axxess dates and times announced

WrestleMania 32

WWE today announced the times for the six WrestleMania Axxess sessions that will be held throughout the WrestleMania week in Dallas, Texas. Axxess will kick off on Thursday, March 31 with one session from 6PM to 10PM. On Friday, April 1 there will be another session starting – and ending – one hour earlier from 5PM to 9PM to make room...

Chris Jericho backstage at tonight’s Raw in San Antonio

Chris Jericho

Several industry insiders are reporting that Chris Jericho is backstage at Raw in San Antonio, Texas, and will resume his WWE duties tonight. The former first ever Undisputed champion was recently asked on Twitter if he would be part of WrestleMania however Jericho shot down the question saying no and that an announcement would be soon made...

NXT to tour six more cities in February

NXT

A February NXT tour has been announced by Triple H this afternoon with the brand visiting Memphis, Nashville, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Asbury Park, and Albany. The first leg in Memphis at the Minglewood Hall, Nashville at The Auditorium, and Indianapolis at the Old National Centre Egyptian Room, will take place between February 4 and February 6...

Vince, Steph and HHH attend Dallas Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium

Vince McMahon

With WrestleMania 32 just 90 days away, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon was accompanied by his daughter Stephanie and her husband Triple H at the AT&T Stadium to see the Cowboys play against the Washington Redskins, a match which the Cowboys lost. The McMahons were invited by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his daughter Charlotte who is the...

The Miracle coming to TNA is former ROH star Mike Bennett

Bennett Kanellis

The TNA videos hyping up the arrival of The Miracle will introduce former Ring of Honor star Mike Bennett according to the Wrestling Observer. Bennett, a seasoned independent wrestler who wrestled for Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and a bunch of other indies, left ROH after the two sides could not come to a new agreement. Bennett...

Breaking Ground season one finale to air tomorrow on WWE Network

Breaking Ground

Tomorrow night WWE Network will air the season finale of Breaking Ground, the often-praised series following NXT Superstars in a bid to reach the main roster. The season finale will take a look at the build up and the execution of NXT Takeover: Respect, which was headlined by the first ever 30-minute ironman match for the NXT Women’s title...

Two spots for the 2016 Royal Rumble taken

Royal Rumble

Entrants to the 2016 Royal Rumble will be slowly revealed over the course of the next few weeks during Raw and Smackdown as the road to WrestleMania kicks off. So far, two WWE Superstars have officially put their names in for the match, these being the Big Show and Curtis Axel, leaving 28 other open spots. Axel was supposed to be a part of last...

NXT’s Aiden English marrying Shaul Guerrero today

Vaudevillains

NXT Superstar Aiden English, one half of NXT’s tag team The Vaudevillains, is getting married today to another former NXT Diva and the daughter of Eddie and Vickie Guerrero, Shaul. “Last night as a single man…time to let go and relax before tomorrow unfolds,” English posted on his Instagram. Yesterday the two held their rehearsal...

Mickie James and Nick Aldis get married

Mickie James

Former TNA champions Nick “Magnus” Aldis and Mickie James got married on New Year’s Eve, a year after the two announced their engagement. “We tied the knot. Thank you to everyone who came to share our night with us and for all the well wishes,” wrote Aldis in a message on Instagram. This is the first marriage for both of them and...